Don’t Miss Your Chance!

Just a reminder that the display of rare carpentry tools in the Historical Society cabinet at the Millbrook branch of the Cavan-Monaghan Library will soon be replaced. It is nearing the time when Peter and Anne Ramsay set to work on assembling a collection of vintage toys and Christmasy curios… Continue reading

Self-Guided Tour Brochure to be Released

Next week the Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society will begin distributing copies of its latest publication, a self-guided tour of Heritage Millbrook.  Thanks to the support of local businesses, this full-colour guide will be offered free of charge.  It will be available both locally, at participating shops and businesses, and… Continue reading

New Local Theatre Opportunities for Young and Old

Nadia Affolter Lee loves theatre and has performed since she was a child, in plays with large casts to two-person productions.  From performing, directing, producing and even writing, Nadia has embraced every role in the world of theatre.  She is also a certified teacher, with a major in Theatre and… Continue reading

Local Seamstress Can Make Your Clothes Fit or Make Your Design Dream a Reality

  Terry Kelly has four sewing machines in her studio, some much older than others.  They all have their specific roles- hems, serging, zippers, etc. She won’t say how long she has worked as a seamstress, but it’s safe to say it is more than a few decades.  She began… Continue reading

Patient Gardeners Can Expand Home Fruit Production with Pawpaws

Ambitious gardeners seeking to diversify their food production output could consider growing Pawpaws, according to Cavan resident Andy Harjula. Tropical in appearance and flavour, the fruit of this North American native tree is highly prized for its flavour and nutritional value.  A recent lecture by Ken Taylor of Greenbarn Fruit… Continue reading

New Christmas Production for 4th Line Theatre

  Christmas Comes to Mind: a Night of story and Song is the newest original production created by actors/musicians Rebecca Auerbach and Jack Nicholsen for our local theatre company. The show is built around modern stories and songs which conjure up Christmas for the authors.  Some of the pieces will… Continue reading